Dear August

briar patch bed and breakfast wedding first look bride and groom house in the mountains

Dear August, My “to-do list” is long already. It consists of, editing an engagement session, an anniversary session, one elopement ceremony and portraits, one entire wedding, blogging all of those that were just mentioned, four more portrait sessions just this week, second shooting a wedding with another photographer this weekend and a new client meeting this Saturday. Are you exhausted … Read More

Virginia Beach Engagements in the Park: Mariecar & Josh

red wing park engagement portrait virginia beach park engagement photography

I got to meet Mariecar almost a year ago when I photographed her sister, Monica’s, wedding when she was a bridesmaid! Josh and  Mariecar have a beautiful daughter together and she was also a flower girl in Monica’s bridal party! When Josh and Mariecar got engaged we needed to add him to the list of people that I have photographed … Read More

Friday Recap: Engagement Party Chalkboard Sign DIY

engagement party decoration diy chalkboard sign couples dates chalkboard sign

Cory and I celebrated with some of our closest family and friends last weekend at our engagement party. Also known as the hottest heat index of the summer so far! Thank you to everyone that came, put up with the heat and celebrated with us! We got to say thank you at the party and congratulate our parents on their … Read More

Fernandina Beach Wedding: Katie & Ryan

We traveled to Fernandina Beach, Florida to celebrate and photograph Katie and Ryan’s wedding day earlier this July! I always feel that I want to celebrate with my brides and grooms because by their wedding day I have gotten to know them and have become friends with them. I want to share in the excitement of seeing two individuals that … Read More

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Wedding: Ed & Scott

Ed and Scott’s entire wedding day was a celebration! It was extremely heartfelt and all of their guests had the best time! Their heartfelt ceremony consisted of their closest friends, each with speaking parts, including a poem relating pet dogs and their unconditional love to real love! I absolutely loved that poem! After some portraits together we headed to their … Read More

A Bride’s Guide to Wedding Photography

A brides guide to wedding photography bride and groom candid portrait bride laughing

A bride’s to-do list can become long and stressful quickly, especially the last few weeks before your wedding day. There are a few key actions that you can take to help the flow and ease of your day which in turn allows you to enjoy every moment more thoroughly. From one wedding photographer and bride to another bride planning their wedding … Read More